|Editor||Ross, A. (ed) Citizenship Education in Society|
The paper concerns the issues related to stereotypes in civic journalism. It analyses the research literature on the factors influencing the development of different kinds of stereotypes in society. Some small scale empirical research data is presented and analysed, and conclusions based on this data are developed. During the last decade the popularity of media has increased rapidly and information has become a very important matter for social environment in Latvia. Scholars have analysed the media’s influence on social environment and stereotypes in the media.